Announcements & News

08 Feb MARLS Legislative survey – 2-9-19

Dear MARLS members - We need your participation on 2019 legislation immediately: For referral to taking the MARLS legislative survey. SB0198 HB0124 There is a scheduled hearing for HB0124 (see below) on the 13th so PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT AND CLICK ON THE WEBLINK https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFX893S and take the survey on the 2 bills below IMMEDIATELY TO HELP OUR MARLS  LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE TO PREPARE FOR THE HEARING ON MONDAY. Thank you. Below is what is on the weblink survey for you to please respond by clicking the link above. SB198: "AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING SUBDIVISION LAWS; PROVIDING CRITERIA TO DETERMINE LEGAL ACCESS TO PARCELS EXEMPT FROM SUBDIVISION REVIEWS; AND AMENDING SECTION 76-3-504." MARLS should support MARLS should oppose MARLS should take no action   HB0124: "AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING PROVISIONS CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL COVENANTS UNDER THE SUBDIVISION AND PLATTING ACT; CLARIFYING THAT A CHANGE IN USE SUBJECTS CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS TO SUBDIVISION REVIEW; ALLOWING A GOVERNING BODY TO REVOKE CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS IF THERE IS A CHANGE IN USE; PROVIDING EXCEPTIONS; AND AMENDING SECTION 76-3-207, MCA." MARLS should support MARLS should oppose MARLS should take no action  Legislative Committee Report 20190201 Dan Stahly, P.L.S. MARLS LEGISLATIVE CHAIR...

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07 Feb Legislation – Rescheduled/Changed Hearing

**** RESCHEDULED/CHANGED HEARING **** BILL NO: HB124 SPONSOR: Forrest Mandeville SHORT TITLE: Authorize county commissioners to lift agricultural covenants -limited situation COMMITTEE: Senate Local Government DATE: February 13, 2019 ROOM: 405 TIME: 3:00 PM NOTE: Hearings are subject to change. To view the Hearing Schedule on line select the following Link. http://laws.leg.mt.gov/legprd/LAW0208W$BLAC.QueryView?P_BILL_DFT_NO=LC1079&P_BLAC_APPL_SEQ=29&p_sess=20191...

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17 Jan Montana Land Information Act Grant Program

Subject: Montana Land Information Act Grant Program - Free Grant Writing Workshop - Friday, January 11, 2019 Importance: High The Montana State Library will be hosting a free Montana Land Information Act (MLIA) Grant Writing workshop on Friday, January 11, 2019. MLIA Grant Information - http://geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/mliagrant Workshop Flyer - http://docs.msl.mt.gov/MLIAC/MLIAGrantWritingWorkshopJanuary2019Flyer.pdf This workshop is highly recommended for all interested MLIA grant applicants, whether you have already received a grant or not!...

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01 Jan MARLS Conference – February 20 – 22, 2019 – Registration and about Sessions

Greetings, Happy New Year! On behalf of the Southeast Chapter of the Montana Association of Registered Land Surveyors (MARLS) we invite you to join us at the 2019 MARLS conference being be held February 20 – 22, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Billings, Montana. We will begin the conference on Wednesday, February 20th, with a full day pre-conference seminar and ending on Friday, February 22nd. Register Today! Make your hotel arrangements soon. Early Bird ends 2-6-19 and hotel MARLS sleeping room rate ends 2-6-19. MARLS 2019 Conference Registration Packet 2019 MARLS Conference Registration form only 2019 MSF Fundraiser Invitation and donation form 2019 MARLS Conference Presentations ...

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21 Dec Exhibitor’s Registration Packet – MARLS Feb. 20 to 22, 2019 Conference

Greetings Prospective Exhibitor, On behalf of the Southeast Chapter of the Montana Association of Registered Land Surveyors, we would like to invite you to the 2019 MARLS Conference. The conference will be held February 20 – 22, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Billings, Montana. Invitation and Exhibitor Registration - click here 2019 MARLS Conference - Exhibitor Registration Also included with your exhibitor registration is an invitation on pages 4 and 5 for the MSF Auction donation forms or you can print the MSF Auction forms here: 2019 MSF Fundraiser Invitation and donation form We look forward to seeing you in February 2019. Thank you for your continued support of MARLS and the surveying profession. For more information contact: Kay McDonald, Executive Director PO Box 359, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 Ph: 406-253-5527 Email: kay@marls.com...

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